DAMASCUS (Sputnik) – Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov arrived in the Syrian capital of Damascus on Monday, the aircraft that he was travelling in landed in the city’s international airport.
How should the EU stand up to China’s power? Europe must demonstrate greater unity and use the single market as a lever, argues top German government official Michael Roth. When it comes to 5G, Europe must rely on domestic suppliers.
Critics of U.S. President Donald Trump claim he has brought ruin to the United States. For Harvard philosopher Michael Sandel, that charge is too easy. He argues that liberal hubris has also played a significant role in the decay of American society.
BENGHAZI (Sputnik) – Libyan tribes have been invited to participate in the political process on the Libyan crisis settlement by the United Nations, Senussi al-Haleeq, the deputy chairman of the Supreme Council of Libyan Sheikhs and Elders, which supports the Libyan National Army, said on Saturday.
Venezuela has slammed a new round of US sanctions on President Nicolas Maduro and Iran as aggressive and illegal, while also contesting a new UN report alleging official abuses, saying it used “human rights as a political weapon.” “Venezuela denounces the new US aggression to the international community, announcing alleged unilateral sanctions against President Nicolas…
Helge Braun, the head of Angela Merkel’s Chancellery, warns in an interview of a possible exponential rise in the number of coronavirus cases. He warns of the risk of long-term economic damage if Germany can’t keep the number of cases under control.
US President Donald Trump underwent coronavirus treatment at the Walter Reed military hospital after announcing on 2 October that he and his wife had tested positive. After four days in hospital, Trump announced himself cured and returned to the White House.